Nelson Island Area School

101 Sunny Side Rd
Toksook Bay, AK 99637
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Nelson Island Area School serves 194 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Nelson Island Area School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Alaska state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

School Overview

Nelson Island Area School's student population of 194 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students194 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Rankings

Nelson Island Area School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 461 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Nelson Island Area School is 0.02, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#435 out of 461 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
99%
23%
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Asian
n/a
6%
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Hispanic
n/a
7%
Black
n/a
3%
White
1%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
3%
Two or more races
n/a
11%
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Diversity Score
0.020.71
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Graduation Rate
<50%
79%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
8%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nelson Island Area School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLower Kuskokwim School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Nelson Island Area School is Paul T. Albert Memorial School (6.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tununak Paul T. Albert Memorial School Math: 6-9% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 107 students
    6.0 miles
    120 Village Rd
    Tununak, AK 99681
    (907) 652-6827
    6 PK-12 107
  • Nightmute Negtemiut Elitnaurviat School Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 85 students
    13.6 miles
    113 Village Rd
    Nightmute, AK 99690
    (907) 647-6313
    13.6 PK-12 85
  • Bethel Ayaprun School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 116 students
    32.3 miles
    112 Village Rd
    Bethel, AK 99559
    (907) 237-2505
    32.3 PK-12 116
  • Chefornak Chaputnguak School Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 148 students
    38.3 miles
    102 Village Rd
    Chefornak, AK 99561
    (907) 867-8700
    38.3 PK-12 148
  • Mekoryuk Nuniwarmiut School Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 49 students
    38.7 miles
    109 Village Rd
    Mekoryuk, AK 99630
    (907) 827-8415
    38.7 PK-12 49

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